The hottest 10 Twitter trends this week

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This weeks top 10 trends of Twitter is dominated by sports and has a more familiar look to it than we have had recently. The list as usual is kindly provided by Mashable. … [Read more...]

iPod Touch In The Fight Against Crime

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With Apple's iPod Touch a dead ringer for it's iPhone counterpart the two can easily be mistaken. A Stanton Delaware school girl used this to her advantage when she was approached by a would-be kidnapper. … [Read more...]

Sony PlayStation Phone: More Pictures And Details Revealed

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Here at OSM, we reported on news of a new Sony PlayStation Phone that could be with us sometime next year. Up until the beginning of last week, rumors were flying around of a new Android powered gaming device making it's way to the tech world. But now the speculation can be put to rest as more … [Read more...]

Stephen Fry Tweets Apology At Behind Scenes Of Harry Potter

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British actor and writer Stephen Fry, has landed himself in hot water after tweeting behind the scene pictures of the forthcoming Harry Potter film. Twitter which is now the third most popular social networking site behind Facebook and Myspace, is not just used by the everyday person but the … [Read more...]

Halloween Google Doodle Celebrates Scooby Doo

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In the past search engine Google has celebrated yearly events with special Google Doodles, this year being no exception. It's Halloween and this time round, instead of concentrating on just one unique design, there are five to choose from. … [Read more...]

Viewsonic Releases 3D 720p Camcorder To Create 3D Movies

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American company Viewsonic, renowned for developing plasma displays, HDTV technology, CRT monitors and projectors has now just announced it's latest offering in the form of the 3D 720p Camcorder. It seems with the lead up to the holiday season, we have a lot to look forward to with not only this, … [Read more...]

Twitter Lists Latest Black Friday Deals

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As from yesterday Black Friday season has officially got underway in America. We tend to associate this time of year with that special time of “Thanksgiving”, a time that we can spend with our friends and family. But during the month of October and November, customers can also enjoy knocked down … [Read more...]

Sony Ericsson X10 Phones To Have Android 2.1 Not Gingerbread or Froyo

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Tomorrow October 31, will see the release of the new Sony Ericsson Xperia “X10” mobile phones. We have a lot to look forward to with models such as the X10, X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro. News has come through today that instead of the handsets being launched with Gingerbread or Froyo, they will … [Read more...]

Fans Of Facebook Pages: Why Consumers Do It

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What is the point of liking something on Facebook? This is a question that I have often asked myself, and have only ever come up with the answer “So my friends can see”. I have always wondered if there was more to it. … [Read more...]

Microsoft Acquires Canesta: Specialists In 3D Movement & Gestures

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Microsoft, giants of the tech world has now taken on “Canesta”, a semiconductor company which was originally set up in 1999. The company manufacturers CMOS based single chip 3D sensors responsible for detecting 3D movement and gestures. In turn, the chips can then be placed into devices from … [Read more...]

Foursquare Super Duper And Epic Swarm Badges: Details

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It seems that Foursquare is growing quickly and when you look at some badges, it gives you a representation of its growth. It looks like the 250 person Super Swarm badge is a frequent badge to be awarded as more and more people are joining up to Foursquare. … [Read more...]

YouTube Announce 1 Billion Celebration With New Widget

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YouTube the site which enables users to view, upload and share video content, is now celebrating a huge milestone of reaching 1 billion subscriptions. In a site that was initially set up in 2005, users have been able to enjoy TV clips, music videos, movie clips as well as the everyday person making … [Read more...]

Redbox Announce New Web-Streaming Coming 2011

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A few weeks ago at OSM, we reported on Redbox, the American “Vending DVD Self-Service Kiosks,” that are making their way across the country offering video games for hire. News has filtered through today that in a bid to expand their increasing market status, Redbox will also be introducing new … [Read more...]

Diamond Covered “CrystalRoc” Galaxy Tab On Sale November 1

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They say diamonds are a girl's best friend and with Christmas just around the corner you might be tempted with the new jewel encrusted Samsung Galaxy Tablet, the “CrystalRoc.” … [Read more...]

Free Halloween Ecards: Send One Today

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Halloween is upon us, so get all your scary masks out, get all your fancy dress costumes and get ready for an evening full of trick or treating! … [Read more...]

Verizon iPhone Announcement Just A Matter Of Time

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Over the past few weeks there has been rumour after rumour surrounding an Apple device that will be using Verizon as a network, well you guessed it, the rumours continue… … [Read more...]

PlayStation Phone (Zeus): BlackBerry Similarities

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So how many of you were sat there with your original PSP and your mobile phone next to each other thinking… I wish I didn’t have to carry both of these around, or, wow that would be cool if you could make phone calls on your PSP … [Read more...]

Treyarch announce new Black Ops trailer via Facebook

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Game developer Treyarch has made the most of Facebook's 500 million users by using the social networking site as one of the tools to announce the launch of its brand new trailer on Sunday night. The famous night of Halloween is when I expect we will finally see some official zombie footage or … [Read more...]

London gets it’s first Wi-Fi enabled tube station

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BT has announced that for a 6 month trial period, it will be providing the London Charing Cross underground tube station with free Wi-Fi internet access. It will launch on November 1st for all users with devices that have wireless enabled according to Cnet. … [Read more...]

The law to learn the ways of Facebook and Twitter

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Police in the UK and Wales are all going to be given lessons on how to use social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, in order for them to spot criminal activity and combat cyber thieves. … [Read more...]

Apple rises to become the fourth largest mobile vendor in the world

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Tech giants Apple have leaped above RIM to become the fourth biggest vendor of mobile phones on the planet. Apple’s market share grew from 2.5% in Q3 2009 to 4.1% in the third quarter of 2010, which then launched it to fourth place overall in the chart. … [Read more...]

“Friendship Pages”: Facebook’s new feature

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Dominant social network Facebook has rolled out yet another new feature for us called "Friendship Pages". Cleverly the site strings together things such as photos (via tagging), comments and wall posts that you and your friends have in common. … [Read more...]

New official Twitter app for Windows Phone 7 users

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Microblogging service Twitter has just announced that they are releasing an official app, available for all Windows Phone 7s immediately. The new line of smartphones were launched recently and now the news of the Twitter apps debut will be a nice touch for consumers. … [Read more...]

YouTube Charlie Chaplin Viral Video With Time Traveler On Board

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For fans of English comic actor and film director of the silent era “Charlie Chaplin”, there is no bigger fan then that of current Irish film maker George Clarke. In the next few days Halloween will be upon us and news of a YouTube viral video featuring Chaplin and a possible time traveler has come … [Read more...]